Return and refund
Last update: 10/02/2023
1. Who is mcubes?
mcubes, a company incorporated under the laws of India, having its registered office at Midhunam, Mannancherry PO, North of Aiyankali, Alappuzha – 688 538, Kerala, India (“mcubes”) is a retail company which offers various retail solutions, including, through its website mcubes.net, and its mobile and tablet applications (“Platforms”), various online lifestyle, fashion and Gaming, which inter alia facilitate the sale and purchase of electronics, toys, and lifestyle and fashion merchandise (“Products”) by users of the Platforms (“Users”).
2. What is this Cancellation, Return and Refund Policy?
3. Terms of cancellation
3.1. Cancellation before dispatch.
3.1.1. A User is permitted to fully or partially cancel orders prior to its dispatch from mcubes. All digital products comes in non-cancellation policy that you are not allowed to cancel if it’s paid. So please keep think before doing. If the request is granted and agreed to refund. The amount paid to bank fee is non refundable and will be debited from final balance and rest amount will be refunded back to original mode of payment.
3.1.2. Upon successfully placing an order on the Platforms and after mcubes has successfully handed over the Product(s) to its Logistic Partner (as defined in the Delivery Policy), the User will receive a unique tracking identity number, which will enable the User in tracking the status of delivery of the purchased Products at https://mcubes.net/track
3.1.3. Prior to the dispatch of the purchased Products, should the User decide to cancel the purchase, the User can do so by referencing the unique tracking identity number received by the User and requesting mcubes to process a cancellation by sending an email to [email protected]
3.1.4. Refund. In all events of cancellation prior to the dispatch of the purchased Products, mcubes shall initiate refunds within 2 (two) business days from the date on which it received the request from the User.
3.1.5. In case of cash on delivery, the refund will reflect in the User’s bank account and/or the User’s mcubes Wallet (as defined in the Fees and Payments Policy) within such reasonable time (subject to the policies of the User’s bank in case of bank account/credit card refunds) from the date on which mcubes initiates the refund. All refunds, except for refund to mcubes Wallet, shall be subject to applicable charges as may be deducted by the User’s bank. If payment are made through mcubes gift cards, refund amount will be added to the same card without any further charges.
3.1.6. In case of payment made through prepaid mode through any channel, the refund will be made to the original mode of payment. All refunds shall be subject to applicable charges as may be deducted by the User’s bank.
3.2. Cancellation after dispatch. We do not accept post-dispatch cancellation of orders.
4. Terms of Return and Refund.
4.1. The category-wise details are set out below which shall apply, subject to the other Terms and Conditions of this Cancellation, Return and Refund Policy. Do read all sections carefully to understand the conditions and cases under which returns will be accepted and check the Products display page for Product specific return information. Recommended to request immediately to avoid delays if there are any issues with the orders
we do not accept cancellation of the products if the customer choose a wrong size or a mistake made by the customer end. To reduce, kindly check twice before placing an order, although we accept changes even after order placed unlit the product is send out.
|Product Category||Return Period|
|FASHION AND LIFESTYLE PRODUCTS||Any apparel, accessories, footwear, sunglasses, etc.||15 days from the date of delivery if item is not as described, item damage or issue with color or size received.|
|ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS||Smartphones, devices, accessories, smart watches, pen drives, hard disks, speakers, power banks, etc.||15 days from the date of delivery if item is not as described
In case of any issues after 15 days from the date of delivery:
If relating to products other than those specified in (a) above, Users may contact the manufacturer directly under the product warranty provided by the manufacturer (if any).
|TOYS||Various toys||15 days from the date of delivery if item is not as described|
|ACCESSORIES||Watches (analog & digital)||15 days from the date of delivery if item is not as described|
|PRECIOUS AND FASHION JEWELLERY||Bracelets, Kadas, Chains, Earrings, Rings, Bangles, Necklaces, Traditional Jewellery,Pendants||Easy 15 days return, exchange unavailable, as is applicable to the relevant product on the product display page – as long as all item is not as described|
|GOLD AND SILVER COINS AND BAR AND IDOLS||Idols & Coins||Easy exchange with 15 days from the delivery date if item is not as described|
|SAREES||Sarees, Dupattas, Shawls & Wraps, Stoles & Scarves, Dress material, Blouse and Blouse pcs||Easy 15 days return from the date of delivery – if item is not as described|
|ACCESSORIES AND MORE||Home Fragrances, Table Napkins, Coasters & Placemats, Stationery & Organisers, Hair Care Accessories, Oils & Spa,Hair Accessories, Creative & Educational etc.||if item is not as described|
|Silver Jewellery||Bracelets & Kadas, Chains,Cufflinks & Tiepins,Earrings,Rings,Pendants,Rakhis,Silver Articles,TraditionalJewellery,Bracelets & Bangles, Hair Accessories,Jewellery Sets, Necklaces & Pendants, Anklets,Nose Pins||Easy 15 days return, exchange if item is not as described.|
|15 Days Return & Refund, if item is not as described|
|Home and Kitchen||
|Digital products||Games, Gifts cards, digital softwares, In-game currency and skins.||Not available fore refund, refund accepted only if the code is corrupted.|
4.2. It is hereby clarified that in the case of electronics, notwithstanding anything to the contrary and subject to paragraph 4.12, Products may be returned only in case of defects or deficiencies in the Product, and not for any other reason
4.3. It is hereby clarified that in the case of toys, notwithstanding anything to the contrary and subject to paragraph 4.12 (a) Users cannot return certain Products which are specified as ‘non-returnable’ on the relevant Product pages of the Platforms, and (b) Products may be returned only in case of defects or damages in the Products, incorrect products shipped to the User, missing components and empty sealed packages, and not for any other reason.
4.4. It is hereby clarified that in case of certain Products, including but not limited to accessories (watches) or precious materials, notwithstanding anything to the contrary and subject to paragraph 4.12, a refund will be made once the relevant Product reaches the brand showroom / warehouse and the quality check of the Product is completed. Further, if the User loses any certificate relating to said Product, a fee of INR 500 shall be collected from such User.
4.5. mcubes shall not accept return or refund requests raised for any if the address provided is incorrect, mistake when choosing a size, color or any. We only offer resend an item to a new address or refund to store credits if happens.
4.6. If the User is dissatisfied with the purchased Product received from mcubes, or in the event where there are defects and deficiencies in the Product (attributable to, and accepted by mcubes after due verification at its sole discretion) or in case of late delivery (except in case of force majeure including COVID-19), a User may initiate a request for returning the Product on the Platforms. The User shall initiate such requests for a return not later than: (a) 7 (seven) days from the date on which he/she received the delivery of the Product, in case of electronics, (b) 10 (ten) days from the date on which he/she received the delivery of the Product, in case of toys, (c) 15 (fifteen) days from the date on which he/she received the delivery of the Product, in case of non-electronic Products or toys.
4.7. The User can only return Non-returnable Products if there are defects and deficiencies in the Product (attributable to, and accepted by mcubes after due verification at its sole discretion) or if such Non-returnable Products are delivered late (except in case of force majeure including COVID-19). The User shall initiate a request for returning such Non-returnable Products on the Platforms not later than 7 (seven) days from the date of delivery of Product.
4.8. Subject to the terms of this Cancellation, Return and Refund Policy, mcubes offers Users an easy return / refund policy. mcubes also accepts partial returns wherein User can raise a return request for one or all Products except in case of Bundled Packages (as defined hereinafter). The process for initiating the process for raising a return / refund / exchange request is:
4.8.1. Please login with your credentials and visit the My Account section.
4.8.2. Select the order you want to return and click on “Return/Exchange” and follow the instructions on this page to obtain a Return ID. Kindly email an image of the Product and the invoice for our reference.
4.8.3. At the time of creation of this return / refund request, the User shall specify the preferred mode of refund i.e. either the User’s bank or mcubes Wallet, if the User had used the cash on delivery mode of payment.
4.8.4. The Products will be picked up within the timelines intimated by mcubes.
4.8.5. mcubes will initiate the refund or replacement process only if the Products are received in accordance with the Cancellation, Return and Refund Policy.
4.8.6. On certain select days as specified by mcubes separate policies may be applicable.
4.9. While raising a request for return on the Platforms, the User shall have the option to seek a refund of the monies paid by him/her towards the purchase of the Product. The User will be required to produce a copy of the original invoice at the time of placing a request for return of Products. The User shall ensure that the Product(s) being returned comply with the conditions set out under this Cancellation, Return and Refund Policy and are, among other conditions, unused, unwashed, with price tags intact, all packaging material undamaged and unused. Such returned Product(s) should not carry stains, sweat, detergent, or body odour. mcubes reserves the right to alter and enforce this Cancellation, Return and Refund Policy at any time without having to serve a prior notice on the User. However, mcubes will notify the Users of any change in the Cancellation, Return and Refund Policy by posting a notice on the homepage of the Platform.
4.10. If a User has purchased Products which form a part of a package of other Products, or if the Product forms a part of a promotional package (collectively, the “Bundled Package”), the User shall be required to return all the Products that form a part of the Bundled Package for mcubes to process refunds. For illustrative purposes, if the User has purchased a shirt and a pair of pants as 1 (one) Product in a promotional package, the User will be required to return both the shirt and the pair of pants and will not be permitted to return either only the shirt or only the pair of pants from the Bundled Package. It is hereby clarified that if the Bundled Package consists of any Non-returnable Product along with other Products, the User shall return all other Products except the Non-returnable Products.
4.11. Return of or refund for purchased Products shall not be entertained by mcubes if:
4.11.1. the Product has been used for reasons apart from checking fit and comfort. If mcubes is satisfied that the Product has been used for reasons apart from checking fit and comfort, mcubes shall reserve the right to reject the return of the Product;
4.11.2. the Product has been washed;
4.11.3. the price tags, brand tags, box, original packaging material, and accompanying accessories have been damaged or discarded by the User;
4.11.4. the serial number/IMEI number/bar code of the Product, as applicable, does not match mcubes records;
4.11.5. the accessories delivered with the Product (such as chargers, earphones, user manuals, etc) are not returned along with the Product, in an undamaged condition;
4.11.6. there are any dents, scratches, tears or any other damage to the Products or any part thereof;
4.11.7. in the case of electronics, if the Products sought to be returned are not sealed in the poly jiffy bag provided by mcubes;
4.11.8. the gifts accompanying the purchased Product have not been returned, or upon being returned, show signs of being used, washed, or defect;
4.11.9. in case of precious materials or accessories (watches), if the returned Products are fake or counterfeit or damaged;
4.11.10. mcubes is satisfied that the Product has been rendered defective or unusable; or
4.11.11. if the User in any way breaches the Cancellation, Return and Refund Policy
4.12. In the event a User returns a Product that is not accompanied by the accessories, gifts or other items originally bundled with such Product, mcubes shall have the right, exercisable at its sole discretion, to (i) (a) refuse to accept the return of such Product, or (b) process any refund thereof, or (ii) deduct the amount payable in respect of such items from the amount of refund such User is entitled to.
4.13. AIJO shall initiate a process of refund of the monies paid by the User towards purchase of a Product, if upon conducting quality checks, it is satisfied that the Product being returned entitles the User to a refund. It is further clarified that mcubes shall not be required to make any refund or return the Product that it deems ineligible for a refund or return based on such quality checks.
4.14. It is expressly clarified that the refund entitled to by a User shall not include monies paid towards shipping charges or any other such charges applicable from time to time, except in case of a Product having a defect at the time of delivery (for reasons attributable to, and accepted by mcubes after due verification at its sole discretion). 4.15. mcubes shall make all reasonable attempts to keep the User apprised of the status of refund through updates shared on the User’s registered mobile number and email address. mcubes disclaims all liabilities that may arise on account of its failure to keep the User apprised of the status of the refund.
4.16. If the request for refund is undisputed by mcubes, the refund should reflect in the User’s bank account and/or the User’s mcubes Wallet within such reasonable time (subject to the policies of the User’s bank in case of bank account/credit card refunds) from the date on which mcubes initiates the refund.
4.17. Refunds shall be processed by mcubes through its normal banking channels except in cases where a User had utilised his/her mcubes Wallet for purchase of Products or opted for the cash on delivery option. Where a User had utilised his/her mcubes Wallet for payment towards the purchased Products, mcubes shall process all refunds only into such User’s mcubes Wallet. Where a User had opted for cash on delivery option for payment towards the purchased Products, mcubes shall process all refunds into either the User’s mcubes Wallet or the Users’ valid bank accounts, if details of such accounts are provided by the User to mcubes at the time of refund. Further, should the User have used more than 1 (one) payment option for the purchase of Products on the Platforms, mcubes shall process all refunds through a Payment Option (as defined in the Fees and Payments Policy) mcubes deems fit, in its sole discretion, to process such refunds. Once the amount is refunded into a User’s mcubes Wallet, it cannot be further transferred to any other bank account or encashed, and would continue to remain in the User’s mcubes Wallet until exhausted for shopping on the Platforms. For the purpose of illustration, if a User purchases a Product worth INR 1,000 (Indian Rupees One thousand) and pays INR 500 (Indian Rupees Five hundred) for the purchase of such Product using balances in his/her mcubes Wallet, and the remaining INR 500 through his credit card, and such amount is to be refunded pursuant to the refund criteria set out under this Cancellation, Return and Refund Policy being met, then mcubes may choose to refund, at its sole discretion, INR 500 (Indian Rupees Five hundred) to such User’s mcubes Wallet and the remaining INR 500 (Indian Rupees Five hundred) to the User’s credit card source account, or both the amounts only to such User’s mcubes Wallet.
4.18. Return of purchased Products are facilitated through mcubes reverse-logistics partners. Upon a User making a request for return of Product on the Platforms and the same being duly acknowledged by mcubes, mcubes reverse-logistics partners shall get in touch with the User in order to collect the purchased Products from the User and delivering it to mcubes. While mcubes has made reasonable endeavours to ensure delivery and pick-ups across multiple locations in India, currently, mcubes has a select list of areas where deliveries and collection can be undertaken by its reverse-logistics partners. In events where mcubes is unable to facilitate a pick-up of the purchased Product for return from the User, the User is required to self-ship the Product to mcubes shipping warehouse, the address for which will be intimated to the User upon the User placing such request for return.. Upon self-shipping the Product to mcubes warehouse, the User shall be required to scan the courier/postal receipt to [email protected] for mcubes records. The aforesaid return by self-shipping the Products is subject to the returned Products passing quality check at mcubes returns desk/warehouse.
4.19. In the event where the User claims to have self-shipped the Product in accordance with the process set out in paragraph 4.18 above and mcubes does not receive the returned Product or the package containing such Product is empty, the User shall be required to submit the ‘proof of delivery’ received from the courier/postal agency to mcubes to prove his/her claim of return of Products through self-shipment to mcubes. It is specifically clarified that any refunds shall be processed by mcubes only upon it receiving the returned Products and concluding required quality checks or receiving the ‘proof of delivery’ from the User, as the case may be.
5. Grievance Redressal
Any grievances relating to the Cancellation, Return and Refund Policy may be directed by you to the grievance officer of mcubes who can be contacted at [email protected]